Sunday

April 20, 2014

April 20, 2014

Posted by **Avalon** on Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 9:14pm.

Your cousin ears $25 per week babysitting and recieves one $5 bonus. You earn $15 per week mowing lawns and $12 a week running errands. After working the same number of weeks, you have $11 more than your cousin. Write and solve an equation to find how many weeks you worked. Is 2 1/2 weeks correct?

Show us your equations

Well I checked it an I realized that it wasn't right. My problem is that I don't know how to put it into an equation.

If the cousin had not gotten the bonus $5 you would have $16 more.

so You = 15+12=27

and your cousin = 25

You are +2 per week.

yes but to get $11 more than my cousin my chart says it'll take 7 weeks. I just don't know how to put those numbers into an equation.

You actually get $16 more than him as your regular earnings, the $5 bonus he got is throwing your chart off.

The equation is

25x + 5 + 11=(15 + 12)x

where x represents the number of weeks. The solution:

25x + 16 = 27x

16 = 27x - 25x

16 = 2x

x=8

its gay

- Algebra story problem -
**shailyn**, Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 12:42pmi dont no im a 6th grader so gay to me is to guys kissing

**Related Questions**

math/algebra - Can I get help in solving these problems using the linear system ...

Math - Earn al least $150 a week. $10 per hour working for a farmer. $5 per hour...

11th grade math - Suppose you earn $7.21 per hour and plan to work "h" hours per...

algebra - Joe earns $116 less per week then Tom. The combined income of two is $...

algebra 2 - You have $22 in your bank account, and you deposit $11.50 per week...

algebra - You can work a total of no more than 34 hours per week at your two ...

Math Algebra 1 - suppose you ca work a total of no more than 20 hours per week ...

Algebra, word problem - A small firm produces both AM and AM/FM car radios. The ...

algebra - A car rental agency charges $250 per week plus $0.25 per mile to rent ...

math - Mack’s hourly wage is raised from $12.10 per hour to $13.35 per hour. He ...